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Published on January 1, 2008

Engineering Considerations for Plus Sizing

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Date Published January 1, 2008
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This Report has been authored by:John Daws at Daws Engineering LLC

Plus-sizing, or the fitting of larger diameter rims and lower profile tires to vehicles is a significant commercial force in the tire marketplace. This presentation will discuss the influence of these plus fitments on basic vehicle handling and stability. In addition other parameters such as wheel width and inflation considerations will be addressed.